Monday, 7 November 2011

GOOD VIBRATIONS: Art and nature in harmony again at Independent Voyces lit fair

A LITERARY AFFAIR: Independent VoYces returned to the idyllic countryside setting of Robin’s Bay, St. Mary on Sunday for its second annual staging, complete with book launches, insightful and entertaining readings, live music and impromptu displays of artistic talent waiting to emerge – all unfolding from sunny morning to balmy evening. TALLAWAH brings you some highlights:

Lifetime Achievement honoree, the dub poet Malachi Smith, was a hit with festivalgoers.

Lit prodigy Joel McGowan read from his book of poems, Journey by 9.

Seasoned journalist Janet Silvera also received a special Independent VoYce Award (from event conceptualizer Judith Falloon-Reid).

Asante Adonai's Cecile Semaj with Falloon-Reid and hubby Michael Brown.

Spirited and rhythmic sounds of Africa came from the Bongani Drummers.

Falloon-Reid read excerpts from her latest book, Here's A Hundred Dollars.

(Photos: L. Semaj, Asante Adonai)



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